The FBI agent who led the federal investigation on Trenton Mayor Tony F. Mack and his brother Ralphial Mack is on the witness stand for the third day in federal court Monday. Read More

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 Cape Cod conservation trusts closed 2013 with a second Christmas, raking in a combined $170,000 in state grants at the end of December to acquire and preserve virgin land. Read More

 Commissioner Marion Williams wants all city employees to live in city limits and to help pay taxes. Some other commissioners are calling him a hypocrite. Read More

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 The recovery of the Bay Area’s real estate markets has muted the public outcry to change Proposition 13’s restrictions on assessed value increases. Passed in 1978, Proposition 13 has come under fire for fostering unequal tax burdens. Read More

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 Travis County Judge candidate Sarah Eckhardt continued her verbal campaign against billionaire businessman Red McCombs Thursday, taking him to task for asking taxpayers to contribute millions of dollars to build the Circuit of the Americas race track but going to court to get his property tax bill on the facility lowered. Read More

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 Nicole Murray, who became president of the Pocono Mountains Association of Realtors on Jan. 1, realizes maintaining a database and supporting real estate sales is only a part of the job. Read More

 Even with Intel’s well-documented contributions to the regional economy, the state and local tax breaks the company receives to do business in Washington County remain controversial. But a recent economic analysis commissioned by Intel suggests the company pays and generates more local property taxes and state income taxes than it has been excused from paying. Read More

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 At the behest of state legislators, the governor has vetoed a bill offering a retroactive tax exemption to an Orthodox Jewish congregation in Ramapo that illegally converted a house into a school. Read More

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 Furthering her administration’s commitment to provide an open and transparent government, County Executive MaryEllen Odell has prepared an itemized list showing precisely where property tax dollars will be spent pursuant to the 2014 adopted County Budget. Read More

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 Gov. Andrew Cuomo's favorite refrain at his State of the State address last week was, "We are upstate, we are downstate, but we are one." But the tax-cut proposal he touted heavily favors upstate over the metropolitan area, according to experts. Read More

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 The hot topic for this year's legislative session seems to be tax relief. Among the many tax-related bills that have already been introduced, Omaha Sen. Pete Pirsch will be adding another to the mix on Monday. Read More

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 The company that bought the former Smurfit-Stone Container mill site nearly three years ago has missed its last three tax payments, costing Missoula County, Frenchtown schools, state school lands and special districts more than $425,0000. Read More

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 Local business owners are upset at increases of 50 percent to 100 percent in their property tax bills due to high commercial property valuations, especially after the city’s optimistic announcement several weeks ago that property tax rates were going down, aldermen said Jan. 6. Read More

 Indiana lawmakers aren't jumping on board with Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposal to eliminate property tax on business equipment, which collects about $1 billion a year for local governments and schools. Read More

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  Indiana’s fiscal picture is looking good roughly one year after former Gov. Mitch Daniels left office with about $2 billion in cash reserves and a strong credit rating, but the next few years could leave the state in a fiscal pinch nonetheless. Read More

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 Sun West Acquisition, the company that owns land where the SunWest Harbourtowne luxury resort is planned, owes Pasco County more than $53,000 in back taxes. Read More

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 Let’s get it over with, Brevard, and cut property taxes in half for all industrial property. Read More

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Sunday, March 30, 2014 - 9:59pm

Vermonters are still suffering the after-effects of the Great Recession, and one of those effects is the upward pressure on property taxes. When these causes and effects are fully understood, policymakers may feel less pressure to alter a system that, for the most part, is working well. Read More

Sunday, March 30, 2014 - 9:43pm

A group of parents and patrons of the Concord Community Schools have come together to support a ballot referendum to be decided May 6. Read More